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By Healthcare IT News 09:58 am July 28, 2015
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting topic and speaker proposals for Healthcare Finance's Revenue Cycle Summit in Atlanta, Dec. 7-8.
By Mike Miliard 10:13 am July 08, 2015
Revenue cycle management vendor Emdeon announced this week that it will acquire Altegra Health, which develops analytics tools for payers and risk-bearing providers, for $910 million in cash.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:43 am July 06, 2015
Health insurance giant Aetna will acquire rival insurer Humana in a $37 billion deal announced July 3. Aetna executives say the combined company will be positioned to better compete and to offer customers better value.
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By Kaiser Health News 11:11 am June 26, 2015
In its first five years, the Affordable Care Act has survived technical meltdowns, a presidential election, two Supreme Court challenges -- including one resolved Thursday -- and dozens of repeal efforts in Congress. But its long-term future still isn't ensured.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am June 24, 2015
As the U.S. healthcare industry speeds toward an era where value-based reimbursement is the rule rather than the exception, hospitals are doing their homework in looking for revenue cycle technology vendors who can help them make the transition.
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By Mike Miliard 11:05 am June 17, 2015
Frustrated with poor functionality and usability, more and more buyers of electronic health records find themselves having second thoughts and replacing their existing systems, a new report shows.
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By Mike Miliard 09:28 am June 16, 2015
More than one ICD-10 bill has been introduced in Congress recently aiming to create a "safe harbor" for physician claims denial post-switchover. But the Coalition for ICD-10 has put forth six reasons why such a move would have "far-reaching, negative consequences."
By Tom Sullivan 04:11 pm June 05, 2015
Company adds capabilities and technologies for translating other codes and converting existing documentation into ICD-10.
By Tom Sullivan 03:52 pm May 20, 2015
What to make of the newest Congressional wrangling over the conversion to ICD-10 and the rekindled debate that has followed. Also: the one thing healthcare executives should be doing right now.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am May 20, 2015
Payer report cards released today by health IT company athenathealth and healthcare communications firm ReviveHealth show insurers strong on operational performance, but still lacking in provider trust.

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